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Hill and Dale Manor

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Please note that this guide was last updated over ten years ago (2003), so there will no doubt be changes in rates and possibly ownership.

Jeanne and David Henderson
47 Pine St South, Port Hope, Ontario

Tel: + 1 905-885-5992; toll-free 1-877-238-9132
No cell number available
Tel: + 1 905-885-5381

The entrance to Hill and Dale Manor is certainly impressive. Sweep through stone gates and up the drive to a stately, pale-coloured brick residence that sits regally on a hilltop overlooking Port Hope.....

.... Inside, it’s a luxurious place too. From the extensive verandah, a large hall takes you into the heart of the house. This welcoming room leads into a sumptuous sitting room, light, opulent and very comfortable, and to the plum-panelled dining room. Here guests savour their morning feast under the watchful eyes of Henry Covert, former occupant and president of the Midland Railway, which used to stop and drop visitors at the original northern gates. His portrait - found at a local auction by Jeanne - hangs on the wall. 150 years on, Henry can’t seem to take his eyes off the breakfast. David and Jeanne run a fabulous place, at a frenetic pace. In-between hunting down antiques and treasures at auction, packing children off to university and sponsoring local craft competitions (the resulting exquisite and extraordinary quilts adorn the walls of the house), an inexhaustible and invariably good-humoured Jeanne still finds time to cater to all the possible wants and needs of her many guests. She tells me with a smile that each year she gets a little slower, but I’m not sure I believe her!

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Symbols: No Smoking    Off-street Parking    Children Welcome    TV in All Rooms    Good Hiking or Walking    
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Rooms: 6: 1 king, 4 queens and 1 queen with 1 single; all with en-suite bath/shower.
Price: Please consult the owners for current prices.
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Meals: Full breakfast included.
Directions: From Toronto: leave Hwy 401 at exit 461 and take Hwy 2 to Pine Street South. Turn right. Go down the hill and house is on the left. (From Kingston, use exit 464 off the 401. Turn right at the T-junction with Walton Street, then turn left into Pine St.

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